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  • KARACHI: Professor Aijaz Farooqui, former chief Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) inaugurating KCCA Zone-III “A Division League” by hitting the ball here yesterday.

Zero-tolerance for corruption: Cricket Australia


WE TAKE ALL ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION SERIOUSLY: ICC Match fixing allegations in Ashes PERTH: Cricket chiefs voiced “grave concern” yesterday after a match-fixing bombshell rocked the Ashes series with a British newspaper claiming to have exposed attempts to rig the third Test in Perth. Two bookmakers, including an Indian “Mr …

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Stirling heroics as Kerala Kings wins T10 opener


BENGAL TIGER BEATEN BY 8 WICKETS  NC Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: A magnificent half century by Paul Stirling led Kerala Kings to an easy victory against Bengal Tigers in the opening match of the ongoing T10 Cricket League here at Sharjah Cricket Stadium yesterday. Paul Stirling scored an unbeaten 66 runs. …

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9 Pak wrestlers leaves for South Africa

COMMONWEALTH SENIOR WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP  From Our Sports Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Nine Pakistani wrestlers will be featuring in the Commonwealth Senior Wrestling Championships to take place in South Africa from December 15 to 17. Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF), Secretary General, Muhammad Arshad Sattar, said the wrestlers have departed for South Africa to …

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Silva shines as Man City power to record 15th successive win

NC Monitoring Desk LONDON: Manchester City powered to a Premier League record 15th successive victory as David Silva’s double inspired a 4-0 demolition of rock-bottom Swansea on Wednesday. Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero also found the net as the runaway leaders broke the previous Premier League record winning streak …

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Returning Bale rescues Real Madrid from Al Jazira upset


ABU DHABI: Gareth Bale came off the bench to book Real Madrid’s place in the Club World Cup final as the European champions recovered from the shock of going behind to beat Emirati champions Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday night. Despite dominating throughout, Madrid trailed at half-time to Romarinho’s opener …

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Pakistan to play India in blind world cup opener on Jan 8

From Our Sports Correspondent LAHORE: Pakistan will take on arch-rival India in the opening clash of the World Blind Cricket Cup on January 8 at Lahore’s famous Gaddafi Stadium. The clash billed as a ‘test of nerves’ will mark the opening of the World Cup of cricketers with impaired sight. …

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Proteas to face Zimbabwe in inaugural 4-day Test from 26th

CAPE TOWN: A minimum of 98 overs will be played on each day of the inaugural four-day Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe starting later this month in Port Elizabeth. The African neighbours will play the first Test match shortened by one day from Dec 26, with the International Cricket …

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India routs Sri Lanka by 141 runs in 2nd ODI


ROHIT CREATES HISTORY, BECOMES FIRST BATSMAN TO SMASH 3 DOUBLE CENTURIES IN ODIS  NEW DELHI: A classy record double ton by stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma followed with some fine bowling helped India beat Sri Lanka by 141 runs in a must-win second ODI of the three-match series at the PCA …

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Pakistan bags gold, downs India 11-2


DUBAI BASEBALL CUP  NC Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The Pakistan Baseball team won gold after defeating India 11-2 in the Dubai Baseball Cup at Emirates Little Baseball Field on UAE’s Independence Day. The Green shirts scored 11 runs in nine innings, while India could only manage once apiece in the second …

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